Instruments

Horn: Look, Listen & Answer

Instructions

Read each question below, then play the music and choose your answer – click or tap on the answer to see if you are right!

Question 1

Which section of the orchestra is accompanying the horn at the beginning?

  1. a. Percussion
  2. b. Strings
  3. c. Woodwind

Question 2

How many horns are playing here?

  1. a. Four
  2. b. Two
  3. c. Seven

Question 3

What does Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche mean? (Listen to the music!)

  1. a. Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  2. b. Till Eulenspiegel’s Lucky Strike
  3. c. Till Eulenspiegel’s Lovely Stretch

Question 4

What started to happen to Beethoven around the time he wrote this music?

  1. a. He went blind
  2. b. He stopped talking
  3. c. He went deaf

Question 5

What is the name of the technique used by the horn player here?

  1. a. Head-bopping
  2. b. Hand-stopping
  3. c. Lip-popping

MEDIA CREDITS

All media credits – titles, composers, artists, sources etc. – may be found in the Teacher Sheet, accessed from the Info box at the top of this page.